A Senate report on falls prevention issued Wednesday has a to-do list for several federal agencies, “and we will be following up with those agencies,” said Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), chairman of the Special Senate Committee on Aging, which released the report.
Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its “Housing America’s Older Adults 2019” report on Wednesday. Here are five takeaways from the report, plus commentary from LeadingAge.
When someone moves into a senior living community, the dining experience, as well as food service quality, ultimately can affect comfort levels and long-term happiness. Providing food that everyone loves can be incredibly difficult for several reasons, however.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has proposed an “excessive lobbying tax” that if put into effect could be costly to some companies and groups representing senior living providers.
The final overtime rule issued Tuesday by the Department of Labor garnered favorable comments from many industry groups representing senior living organizations and other long-term care providers, although concerns remained for those serving Medicaid beneficiaries.
More than 150 years of service to the senior living industry will be recognized when four new members are inducted into the Continuing Care Hall of Fame next month, according to event organizers.
Three senior living organizations changed places within the top 10 on the 2019 LeadingAge Ziegler 200 list of largest not-for-profit multi-site senior living providers compared with 2018.
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Approximately 120,000 units across 2,800 affordable senior housing properties now will be eligible to participate in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration through an expansion of the program, HUD announced Thursday.
Twelve residents at Ovation’s Chai Point in Milwaukee participated in photographer Heidi Wagner’s Passions Project last week. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!
Almost four years after LeadingAge and Mather LifeWays introduced “life plan community” as an alternative name for “continuing care retirement community,” more education may be needed for prospective residents and their adult children to understand and appreciate the terminology, according to Zion & Zion.
LeadingAge is adding its organizational voice to other industry groups supporting the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s call for increased oversight related to hospice care.
Promoting evidence-based interventions and tools would help prevent falls in senior living communities, according to comments LeadingAge recently submitted to the Senate Special Committee on Aging.
A new report on housing in the United States shows a disconnect between the needs of the population and the housing market that is supposed to serve them, according to one housing policy expert.
Aging services providers’ ability to serve low-income older adults will be hindered if the federal government proceeds with proposed changes to how it measures poverty, according to advocacy organizations representing the industry.
A “historic” group of aging services professionals concluded two days of meetings with university professionals Thursday in Chicago, and the resulting buzz left participants eager for the next steps.
The lead author of a new study on suicides related to long-term care says the research is a call for operators to examine how they are supporting mental health among residents, especially those just moving in.
Personal care aides should be included in the team-based programs through which home- and community-based services and care increasingly are delivered in assisted living communities and homes, but several factors are impeding their inclusion, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Industry groups representing senior living organizations say they generally support the federal government’s proposed salary threshold of $35,308 under which executive, administrative, professional and certain other employees would be eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours in a week. They still have concerns, however.
More than 1,000 elected officials, policymakers and affordable housing providers and residents showed their support for housing assistance for older adults by attending LeadingAge’s Senior Housing NOW Rally on Wednesday afternoon.